The Taber farm wagon was an innovative design that was popular on New England farms. It made lifting potato barrels onto a wagon easier and made more efficient use of the horse's work. These images glimpse the life work of its inventor, Silas W. Taber of Houlton, and the place of his invention in the farming community
John A. Poor's determination in 1845 to bring rail service to Maine and to make Portland the winter port for Montreal, along with the steel foundry he started to build locomotives and many other products, helped boost the economy of Portland the state.
… Description Photograph shows five men on a sleigh. An arrow on the photo accompanies the words "John Moon," with the rest of the name torn off.
… includes over 100 examples of antique carriage & sleighs and provides educational and recreational programs based on the role of horse-drawn…